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In their own voices : transracial adoptees tell their stories

Author: Rita J Simon; Rhonda M Roorda
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
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Nearly forty years after researchers first sought to determine the effects, if any, on children adopted by families whose racial or ethnic background differed from their own, the debate over transracial adoption continues. In this collection of interviews conducted with black and biracial young adults who were adopted by white parents, the authors present the personal stories of two dozen individuals who hail from a  Read more...
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Simon, Rita James.
In their own voices.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99055040
(OCoLC)42733742
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rita J Simon; Rhonda M Roorda
ISBN: 0231506414 9780231506410
OCLC Number: 51673649
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 392 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. Argument, rhetoric, and data for and against transracial adoption --
pt. 2. Transracial adoptees tell their stories --
pt. 3. In their own voices : summary and concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Rita J. Simon and Rhonda M. Roorda.
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